Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives

Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives (consul 14 BC)

Marcus Licinius Crassus Frugi (flourished 1st century BC), also known as Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives was the adoptive son of consul Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives, the grandson of triumvir Marcus Licinius Crassus. Frugi’s adoptive father was the last known direct descendant of the triumvir and the last known direct descendant of the triumvir who bore his name.

Frugi served as a consul under the Roman Emperor Augustus in 14 BC, during the Roman Empire. Frugi between 13 BC to 10 BC, served as the Roman governor of Hispania. Unfortunately, little else is known about his political career.

Frugi’s father is unknown, however could be Marcus Pupius Piso Frugi, who may have been praetor in 44 BC and could have been a legatus in 40 BC, whom was the son of Marcus Pupius Piso Frugi Calpurnianus, consul in 61 BC.

Frugi married an unnamed Roman woman and had a son called Marcus Licinius Crassus Frugi, who served as consul in 27. Frugi’s son had married a Roman woman called Scribonia, who was a descendant of the triumvir Pompey.


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